Public Health

Julia Conley, staff writer
"Did we mute our opposition to smoking, because Big Tobacco defended it? No, we let the science lead us...The AMA must not back down from addressing gun violence."
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"Scott Pruitt isn't just the most corrupt EPA Administrator in history. His...
Julia Conley, staff writer
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Called "horrifying, infuriating, compelling and hopeful," a new documentary Toxic Hot Seat explores the chemical flame retardants - equally likely to cause cancer and not to work - that are everywhere in our lives and houses, and the massive lobbying efforts of chemical manufacturers and Big Tobacco that put them there. With a new Give Toxics the Boot! campaign. "The average American baby is born with 10 fingers, 10 toes and the highest recorded levels of flame retardants among infants in the...